[ păp′ə-rā′shē-əs, -shəs ]
One of twin fetuses that has died and has been pressed against the uterine wall as a result of the growth of the living fetus.
The Tastiest Names For The Most Disgusting MealsWhen you see mountain oysters on the menu, don’t expect a lovely plate of mollusks caught at the base of Black Mountain in San Francisco Bay.
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